Green River Star -

By David Martin

A legislator remembered


Green River lost a beloved teacher and state legislator with the passing of Bill Thompson.

Thompson, 80, died Thursday at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center. Services took place Wednesday morning. Thompson will be interned at Milburn Cemetery in Fort Bridger.

“I considered Bill my mentor,” Sen. John Hastert (D-Green River) said. “I felt privileged to have served with him.”

Thompson served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 2001 to 2010. Hastert said he learned a lot from Thompson during their time in the legislature together. Hastert described Thomspon as a perso...

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